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10/16/2014EPA honors Calif. companies Amyris and Solazyme for using green chemistry to create renewable and sustainable plant-based fuels
10/15/2014EPA Announces Rebate Program to Reduce Diesel Emissions from School Buses
10/09/2014Water Quality Improves in Long Island Sound; Nitrogen Pollution is Declining
10/09/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Victoria Power Station Expansion; $200 million project will create 80 construction jobs
10/08/2014U.S. Fuel Economy Reaches All-Time High/Fuel economy gains for new vehicles continue under President Obama’s Clean Car Program
10/08/20141PM EDT: EPA Administrator Media Call to Release New Findings on Fuel Economy Trends
10/07/2014THURSDAY: EPA Administrator Traveling to Miami for ABA Conference and King Tide Day
10/07/2014EPA Honors Tennessee-based FedEx Express for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/07/2014EPA Protects Louisiana Coastal Waters; $2.5 million grant will help restore wetlands
10/07/2014EPA Honors Florida-based DHL Express USA for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/07/2014EPA Honors Alabama-based McElroy Truck Lines for Superior Supply Chain Efficiency
10/06/2014EPA Invites Eligible Non-Profit Groups and Tribal Communities to Apply for 2015 Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
10/02/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $1B Gas-to-Gasoline Plant; Facility will bring 3,000 construction jobs, 280 permanent jobs to Beaumont area
10/01/2014EPA Provides $340 Million to New York to Make Sewage Treatment Plants and Drinking Water Systems Damaged by Sandy More Resilient
10/01/2014EPA Assistance Will Encourage Green Infrastructure, Climate Resiliency in Austin
09/30/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Austin Energy Expansion
09/30/2014As Sandy Anniversary Approaches, EPA Highlights Importance of Wetlands in Protecting Against Severe Storms
09/30/2014EPA Releases Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data from Large Facilities
09/30/2014EPA Honors Manufacturers with ENERGY STAR Award / Eastman Chemical, Janssen R and D, and Merck use Combined Heat and Power systems to cut carbon pollution, save money, and combat climate change
09/26/2014EPA to Help Carson City Develop Green Infrastructure, Improve Climate Resiliency
09/25/2014Take Climate Action during State Fair of Texas;
Is your environmental footprint bigger than Big Tex?
09/25/2014ADVISORY: Remarks by EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy at Resources for the Future
09/24/2014EPA and Arkansas Educate Businesses on Climate Change
09/24/2014ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Keynote Speech on the Economics of Climate Change/First of a series of addresses focused on economic opportunity, cost of inaction
09/23/2014EPA’s SmartWay Honors Green Freight Industry Leaders
09/16/2014Southeast Diesel Collaborative Conference to be Held in Atlanta
09/16/2014EPA Joins Kimberly Clark in Recognizing Professional Truck Drivers During National Truck Driver Appreciation Week
09/15/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for $500M CCI Petroleum Facilities; Processing plant and export terminal will provide 35 full-time jobs and up to 300 construction jobs
09/04/2014EPA to Hold Free Citizen Science Conferences in San Juan, Puerto Rico; September 11 and 12 Workshops to be Held at the University of Puerto Rico’s Piedras Campus
09/03/2014United States settles with Costco to cut ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas refrigerant emissions nationwide
08/06/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for West Texas Power Plant; $104 million in economic development and increased jobs
07/23/2014EPA awards over $888,000 for climate research, adaptation in remote Alaska Native villages
07/23/2014EPA Awards $700,000 to UMass Amherst for Environmental Health Research for Tribal Communities
07/16/2014151 New England Buildings compete in EPA’s 5th Annual Energy Star Battle of the Buildings
07/15/2014EPA Honors Dunwoody’s Sprouts Farmers Market for its Climate Protection Efforts
07/11/2014MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at 85th Annual League of United Latin American Citizens National Conference
07/11/2014TODAY: US EPA Administrator to Deliver Remarks at
National Association of Regulatory Utility in Dallas
07/07/2014EPA Provides Tool to Help Communities Become More Flood Resilient /Smart growth approaches can help communities prepare for and recover from disaster
07/01/2014EPA Proposes Updates to Reduce Methane, Other Harmful Pollution from New Landfills/Agency also seeks public input on potential updates to guidelines for existing landfills
06/27/2014EPA Proposes Approval of New Climate-Friendly Refrigerants / Proposal supports president’s Climate Action Plan by curbing emissions of potent greenhouse gases
06/20/2014US EPA Administrator to Participate in Discussion on Climate Protection at the US Conference of Mayors 82nd Annual Meeting
06/17/2014EPA and Partners Celebrate Nation’s Largest Federally Owned Wind Farm; Site near Amarillo now generates power for nearby plant
06/16/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Voestalpine Iron Production Plant; $740M facility in San Patricio Co., TX, will bring 1,400 construction jobs and
150 permanent jobs
06/13/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for C3 Petrochemicals; $1.2B facility in Brazoria Co., TX, will create 40 permanent jobs
06/12/2014FRIDAY: U.S. EPA Chief Gina McCarthy to Attend Solar Installation at Residential Home in Long Beach, Calif.
06/02/2014Remarks for Administrator McCarthy, Announcement of Clean Power Plan, Washington, DC
06/02/2014TODAY: U.S. EPA to Host Clean Power Plan Media Conference Call
06/02/2014EPA Proposes First Guidelines to Cut Carbon Pollution from Existing Power Plants/Clean Power Plan is flexible proposal to ensure a healthier environment, spur innovation and strengthen the economy
05/29/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for OxyChem Plant near Corpus Christi; Facility will create 1,700 construction jobs, 150 permanent jobs
05/28/2014U.S. EPA awards U.C. Berkeley $1.5 million to evaluate air pollution in developing nations
05/28/2014Yale Awarded $1.5 Million EPA Grant for Research on Cleaner Emissions from Cookstoves
05/28/2014EPA Report Shows Impact of Changing Climate on Americans’ Health and Environment
05/27/2014Walpole, Mass. School Bus Company Reduces Diesel Idling under Settlement
05/22/2014EPA Awards FAA for Combating Climate Change by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014GSA Combats Climate Change by Reducing Energy Use
05/22/2014GSA Reduces Environmental Footprint by Reducing Water Usage
05/22/2014EPA Honors GSA – Justice Park Building, for Saving Money by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014National Park Service Fights Climate Change by Reducing Waste
05/22/2014HHS Fights Climate Change and Saves Money
05/21/2014EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Permit for Hydrocarbon Plant; Part of $3 billion investment that will bring jobs to Freeport, TX
05/07/2014EPA and LDEQ Raise Awareness of Importance of Air Quality
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change;
Albuquerque mixed-use development will get help designing green infrastructure
05/01/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Pueblo de Cochiti receives assistance to control stormwater, flooding
05/01/2014EPA Put Out Smoldering Tire Fire at Penuelas, Puerto Rico Site; EPA Spends $400,000 to Eliminate This Air Pollution Threat
04/30/2014EPA Awards $860,000 to Communities to Reduce Water Pollution, Build Resilience to Climate Change; Fall River, Mass. and Bath, Maine selected for New England Communities
04/29/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Texas Clean-Energy Electricity Plant; Permit allows construction of $1.2 billion natural-gas fired plant; will add hundreds of construction jobs and over 30 permanent jobs
04/25/2014EPA Report: Data Show Automakers on Track in meeting Greenhouse Gas Standards
04/22/2014EPA Celebrates Earth Day; Agency encourages Americans to take action on climate change
04/21/2014EPA builds a strong clean – energy economy in Texas
04/18/2014U.S. EPA Administrator Kicking Off Earth Week Tour on Climate Action Plan/McCarthy traveling to New York, Boston, Cleveland, Atlanta and Memphis
04/18/2014EPA Issues Greenhouse Gas Permit to Houston-Area Facility; Permit allows construction of $325M natural gas processing plant, adding jobs
04/17/2014Two Texas Facilities Are Healthcare’s Best in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition; Hospital in Killeen, office in Woodlands saw greatest energy reductions
04/17/2014Shawnee, OK, JCPenney Store Places Sixth in EPA’s
National Energy Star Competition
04/17/2014Baton Rouge Elementary School Wins EPA’s National Energy Star Competition
04/17/2014This Earth Day, Get Outside and Take a #natureselfie; EPA and The Nature Conservancy Partner to Connect People with Nature
04/16/2014EPA and Texas work together on first joint Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/14/2014EPA issues Greenhouse Gas Permit in Texas
04/10/2014Boston Ranks 13 on EPA’s List of Cities with the most Energy Star Buildings
03/31/2014U.S. EPA Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Carbon Sequestration Permits in Central Illinois
03/27/2014EPA Grants Available to Improve the Environment and Public Health in New England Communities
03/17/2014EPA urges Northwest residents to stop drips and leaks during National “Fix-a-Leak Week,” March 17-23
03/06/2014Two New England Businesses Recognized by EPA for Climate Leadership
02/12/2014TODAY EPA Administrator to Join San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro for Press Conference at Solar Farm and Water Treatment Facility
02/10/2014EPA Administrator McCarthy Joins Senior Obama Administration Officials in Fort Collins to Discuss Local Climate Change Efforts
02/07/2014MONDAY: EPA Administrator to Address Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference
02/05/2014Thursday: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy and New Orleans Mayor Landrieu to Commemorate Completion of New Orleans Rain Garden Project
02/05/2014Senior Obama Administration Officials to Join Governor Brown, Mayor Garcetti, Other Leaders in L.A. for Climate Task Force Meeting
02/05/2014EPA Tips to Help Reduce Health Concerns and Improve Efficiency When Using Wood Heaters
02/03/2014Nominations for EPA New England’s Annual Environmental Merit Awards - Deadline is Feb. 21, 2014
01/30/2014EPA Releases Climate Assessment Update To National Stormwater Calculator
01/23/2014EPA Will Hold a Public Hearing in Boston Feb. 26 on New Wood Stove Air Pollution Standards -- Proposal would make new wood stoves and heaters significantly cleaner
01/17/2014EPA Administrator to Address World Economic Forum in Davos/Will highlight business and economic opportunities in addressing climate change
01/16/2014EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy Statement to Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on the President’s Climate Action Plan
01/15/2014TOMORROW: EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Testify Before Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Climate Change
01/09/2014EPA Launches New Citizen Science Website; Resources Available to Conduct Scientific Investigations in Communities
01/07/2014EPA Orders Company to Stop Removing Asbestos at the Former Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Dutchess County, NY
12/10/2013EPA Provides Over $345,000 to Protect Wetlands in New York; Citizen Science to be Used in the Adirondacks to Collect Environmental Data
12/10/2013EPA Provides Funding to Protect Wetlands in New Jersey; Nearly $430,000 Awarded for Wetlands Assessments and to Address New Jersey’s Changing Climate
11/29/2013EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to Discuss US-China Clean Air and Climate Cooperation
11/26/2013$2.5 Million Plant to Treat Contaminated Ground Water at the Dewey Loeffel Landfill Superfund Site in Nassau, New York Nears Completion; EPA Announces Agreements with Companies to Conduct Studies of Contamination at the Site; Total Actions Expected to Cost at Least $4.5 Million

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